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Research project completed 2012

  • R435 Volunteer and Weed Control (LINK)

    Aim: To develop and demonstrate weed detection methods and novel spray application technologies. Industry Challenge The problem is to develop cost effective techniques for applying an effective dose...

  • R426 Ethylene and Sprout Control for Processing Varieties (LINK)

    Aim: To develop strategies for improved sprout control using ethylene that reduce quality losses while opening the way for storage at higher temperatures for both processing and fresh marketed...

  • R425 Producing Low-Acrylamide Risk Potatoes

    Aim: To generate new knowledge and understanding of the genes and processes that control acrylamide forming potential. Industry Challenge Acrylamide was discovered in a range of foods in 2002. It is...

  • R428 Aphids & Virus Transmission in Seed Crops

    Aim: To identify the most important potyvirus vector aphids and sources of potyvirus inoculum, and to investigate the latter's importance in the spread of virus to seed crops. Industry Challenge...